Today at 6am the Dubai Metro opened to the public after its inaugural ride last night.
09.09.09 Sheikh Mohammed and his entourage, walked the red carpet followed by selected VIP’s and several hundred contest winners to the maiden trip on Dubais urban rail network.
Katrin Greiling, a designer and photographer based in Dubai documented this first ride. As she says she will spend many more hours riding the metro and look at all the stations and impressions the new view on the city will generate.
Katrin Greilings pictures will be published by Al Manakh, the collaborative initiative to monitor, reveal and forecast new urban developments unfolding in the Gulf region, published as a special edition of Volume.